Man violently attacked and left with a broken nose by a gang of men walking along a busy Northampton road

Police are hunting for a gang of six to seven men after an assault in the centre of town.

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 4:07 pm
Updated Monday, 2nd September 2019, 5:07 pm
Kettering Road near Exeter Place where the incident took place

The assault happened in Kettering Road near Exeter Place on Thursday, August 15, between 8.15pm and 8.45pm, when a man was walking along the road before he was attacked by a group of six-seven men.

As a result of the assault, the man sustained a broken nose and broken cheekbone.

One of the offenders is described as a slim, white man, about 5ft 10in, with short black hair that had grey bits in it.

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Kettering Road near Exeter Place where the incident took place

He was unshaven, spoke in a husky voice, was carrying a can of beer and wore a black jacket and blue jeans.

Another offender is described as a white man in his mid-30s, about 5ft 6in and of stocky build. He was bald, clean shaven and had a tattoo on his left shoulder.

Anyone who saw the incident or has information about it should call Northamptonshire Police on 101.